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  • Energizing Our Futureby John Wilson; Griffin Burgh

    Wiley 2007; US$ 126.00

    This important new book presents a comprehensive review of practical alternative energy choices for the twenty-first century. It addresses three critical energy-related topics that are causing great confusion in public debate—global warming, the hydrogen economy, and nuclear power—and gives readers an opportunity to form a grounded, factually... more...

  • Energy Technology Perspectives 2008by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 155.00

     The world needs ever increasing energy supplies to sustain economic growth and development.  But energy resources are under pressure and CO2 emissions from today’s energy use already threaten our climate.  What options do we have for switching to a cleaner and more efficient energy future?  How much will it cost? And what... more...

  • Energy Industryby Allan Taylor

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 49.50

    Career profiles include electrical and electronics installer and repairer, geoscience technician, hazardous materials removal worker, hot-cell technician, natural gas processing plant operator, nuclear engineer, oil well driller, petroleum engineer, power distributor and dispatcher, solar engineer, and more. more...

  • Post-Oil Energy Technologyby Bela G. Liptak

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    A solution to the climate and energy crisis The reversible fuel cell (RFC) described in this volume stores solar energy and thereby makes it continuously available. This can make the building of energy-free homes and all electric transportation a reality. The foldout drawing at the back of this book also describes the detailed design of the world?s... more...

  • Energy... Beyond Oilby Fraser Armstrong; Katherine Blundell

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99

    Both the forthcoming depletion of oil reserves and the urgent need to arrest global warming caused by the combustion of fossil fuels necessitates new thinking from individuals and governments alike. This book will consider a global, long-term matrix of solutions to the energy problem as a necessary condition for a sustainable future existence on this... more...

  • Our Energy Futureby Christian Ngo; Joseph Natowitz

    Wiley 2012; US$ 131.00

    A Wiley Survival Guide on our Energy Future Concerned about our energy future? Turn to this guide for easy-to-grasp and up-to-date coverage of the many aspects of the energy value chain: Oil and natural gas Coal Fossil fuels and the greenhouse effect Energy from water Biomass Solar energy Geothermal energy Wind energy Nuclear energy Electricity... more...

  • Electricity Information 2009by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 202.00

    Electricity Information is the International Energy Agency's comprehensive annual review of historical and current market trends in the OECD electricity sector, including 2008 preliminary data. This volume brings together essential statistics on electricity and heat. Part I of the publication provides an overview of the world electricity developments... more...

  • Energy Labels & Standardsby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 100.00

    Within the foreseeable future, refrigerators will be using 30% less electricity in some countries. Homes in the United States will be emitting 4% less carbon dioxide. Dozens of other common energy-using products will have become cleaner and more energy efficient. And all because of the growing use of energy labels and standards in industrialised countries.... more...

  • Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Denmark 2002by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00

    Over the past four years, Danish energy policy has made good progress towards meeting its high standards of environmental protection while opening its gas and power industries to competition. The concurrent pursuit of economic efficiency, energy policy and environmental protection is an issue of prime importance in Denmark. The country has adopted... more...

  • Alternative Energyby Brian C. Black; Richard Flarend

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    As this book makes clear, civilization cannot long continue to ride on an oil slick. Worldwide, many people have come to see dependence on coal, and especially on oil, not only as unsustainable, but as profoundly destabilizing, both environmentally and politically. While ever-increasing demands continue to be placed on "mainstream" energy... more...